What does authorities mean?

Definitions for authorities
au·thor·i·ties

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. government, authorities, regimenoun

    the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit

    "the government reduced taxes"; "the matter was referred to higher authorities"

Wiktionary

  1. authoritiesnoun

    Plural form of authority.

ChatGPT

  1. authorities

    Authorities are individuals, groups, or organizations that hold power or have the right to give orders, make decisions, enforce laws or obligations, and command obedience. They are recognized or considered as being able to provide expert judgement, advice, or knowledge in a particular area. This could include government bodies, religious leaders, police, teachers, among others.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Authorities

    of Authority

Wikidata

  1. Authorities

    This is a list of Authorities from the V science fiction franchise. Known members of the police and military forces on Earth defending or aiding against the Visitor horde are detailed below.

Editors Contribution

  1. authorities

    Plural form of the word authority.

    The relevant housing authorities created a social housing plan.


    Submitted by MaryC on May 1, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'authorities' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #764

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'authorities' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1042

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of authorities in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of authorities in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of authorities in a Sentence

  1. Sea Watch spokesman Ruben Neugebauer:

    We have the capacity to take them on board, but we will only do so if there is a written statement by Italian authorities that we will be able to disembark them within 36 hours, we cannot go to Spain.

  2. Jit Singh:

    Authorities are targeting people for content posted online, and regularly intimidating web platforms and social media services into complying with its censorship.

  3. Elizabeth Barnett:

    If these animals are in schools or child care centers, families may want to call this information to the attention of school authorities as they may be unaware of the risk.

  4. Jamarcus Glover:

    $8K for him and that she had been handling all my money. CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP Glover denied that Taylor had any money for him and said she was not involved in any drug activities. Authorities investigating Glover prior to Taylors death had seen packages delivered to her residence addressed to Glover, and Glover was seen leaving her house with parcels that he took back to hisalleged drug house, according to the arrest affidavit. Getting shoes and clothes coming through the mail is not illegal, nothing illegal at all.

  5. European Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova:

    We have to build a bridge between our data protection authorities and those of the USA and put it into a legally binding text, we should manage that by the next meeting on Dec. 17.

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